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Twelve male alpacas were delivered on Monday to a Nicasio ranch, where the commercial alpaca business in the county is gearing up. The soft fleece from two breeds—huacayas and suris—will be sold to fiber mills and artisans, while the animals will be sold to other breeders.  David Briggs

Twelve alpacas arrived at a Nicasio ranch on Monday afternoon, galloping out of a trailer to survey their new home, their long necks seeming to offer prime views of inland Marin. The ranch, which sells alpacas to breeders and fleece to fiber mills and artisans, is the first commercial alpaca business in the county. Fourteen females will arrive soon to . . .

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